short and amusing or interesting story about a real incident or person
prejudice in favor of or against one thing, person, or group compared with another, usually in a way considered to be unfair
two too to
use of humor, irony, exaggeration, or ridicule to expose and criticize people's stupidity or vices, particularly in the context of contemporary politics and other topical issues.
a poem verse
instance of a form of reasoning in which a conclusion is drawn (whether validly or not) from two given or assumed propositions (premises), each of which shares a term with the conclusion, and shares a common or middle term not present in the conclusion (e.g., all dogs are animals; all animals have four legs; therefore all dogs have four legs).
a reference without saying so to a poetic history like Shakespeare
a section or table of additional info at the end of a book or document
new and knew
14 lines and 10 syllables on each
person or thing that is the direct opposite of someone or something else : love is the antithesis of
very typical example of a certain person or thing
substitution of the name of an attribute or adjunct for that of the thing meant, for example suit for business executive, or the track for horse racing.
knowing everything : the story is told by an omniscient narrator
a seemingly absurd or self-contradictory statement or proposition that when investigated or explained may prove to be well founded or true : in a paradox, he has discovered that stepping back from his job has increased the rewards he gleans from it.
the rhythm of a line of verse.
occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words.
poetry, the repetition of the sound of a vowel or diphthong in nonrhyming stressed syllables near enough to each other for the echo to be discernible (e.g., penitence, reticence). Compare with alliteration .
relating to the establishment of dates and time sequences
a note or record made for future use
simple story used to illustrate a moral or spiritual lesson, as told by Jesus in the Gospels.
a statement or theory that is put forward as a premise to be maintained or proved